Category: storage

Tech Reasons why Nutanix leads the VDI industry

It has been a long time ago since I explored Nutanix technology with VDI lens. Features have been added to the platform since my last article on the subject, but Nutanix is still unquestionably my infrastructure of choice for VDI; not because I work for Nutanix, but because there are very good reasons for that. Since this is a …

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Are PoC and Pilot no longer required for VDI deployments?

Back in 2011, in the world of SAN, I wrote an article called “VDI USER EXPERIENCE and USER ACCEPTANCE”. The article iterated through my experiences reviving failed VDI deployments due to poor technical design; mostly driven by storage performance complications. In my article I explain that the User Experience is the interaction between users and …

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Nutanix Traffic Routing: Setting the story straight

There are many great benefits to hyper-converged technologies, the underside is that there can be some mis-understandings from the community  about how the product and architecture actually works. Specifically there has been some discussion of late about the I/O path through the hypervisor and there appears to be a knowledge gap of how this actually works. …

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